A spike in domestic violence caused by the COVID-19 lockdown is sending shockwaves around the globe—and driving victims in some countries to live television chat shows and social media for help, a satellite broadcaster revealed today.
Turkey will “never allow a cover-up” of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul, a senior official in Turkey’s ruling party said Saturday after Saudi Arabia announced hours earlier that the writer died during a “fistfight” in its consulate.
In the past 10 years, United Nations personnel have raped tens of thousands of people worldwide, a former U.N. senior official said, as similar sexual exploitation scandals come to light in British humanitarian group Oxfam.
The United Nations welcomed its new chief Antonio Guterres on the first day of the New Year. The former Portugese prime minister starts his tenure facing a multitude of global crises and a new U.S. administration, but his first message was one of peace. Before […]
President Barack Obama welcomed the incoming UN Secretary General to the White House Friday, calling him an “extraordinarily effective” leader. Antonio Guterres expressed his commitment to working closely with both Obama and President-elect Trump.
It’s official — effective Jan. 1, António Guterres will take on the “world’s most impossible job.” In a straw poll held Oct. 5, the United Nations Security Council voted 13 to 0 with two abstentions to give the former Portuguese prime minister and U.N. high commissioner for […]